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Virginia Restoration Articles & Tips

3 Benefits Of Adding Air Duct Cleaning To Your Fall Clean Up Routine

With summer finally fading into the distance, fall is almost upon us. Fall is an extremely pleasant time for a number of homeowners, whether you happen to enjoy all of the upcoming holidays and opportunities for spending time with family and friends, or you just like the changing seasons and cooler temperatures. Now that summer is finally winding down,

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Steam Carpet Cleaning Is The Way To Go For Your Virginia Home

The average Virginia homeowner could use a good Steam Carpet Cleaning for their home right now and doesn’t even realize it. It doesn’t matter how regular you are about a thorough vacuuming, there are just some things that can’t be taken care of without a deep steam clean. The other mistake is assuming that the

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What is Black Mold and Why Your Should Hire a Virginia Professional to Remove it

Mold is present everywhere in the environment and within your residence. However, in most instances, it is spread out that it does not cause any problems. Mold presents a problem when it begins growing within your property in an aggressive and uncontrollable fashion. All that mold needs in order to present a problem is moisture

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About the Water Damage Restoration Process

There’s no way to predict when water damage might occur in your home or what might cause it. Whether there’s a flood in your area, an appliance malfunction in your home, a pipe leak, or anything else causes water damage in your home, you need to have restoration services performed promptly and professionally. At Bay

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What To Expect From Water Damage Repairs In Virginia

Water damages in your Virginia home can occur for several reasons. You may have plumbing that leaks and floods your home, plumbing that backs up and floods your home, or floods inside your home due to flash-floods or storms. No matter what type of flooding or water damages you have, you will need proper

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4 Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

In Kilmarnock, Virginia and the surrounding Northern Neck area, dirty air enters in from the outside of your home and is instantly distributed into every area. The air is filled with various types of dirt, pollutants, allergens, contaminants and small particles that are unhealthy for you and your family’s health. The solution is a regular

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Health Problems Caused By Mold in Your Home

Mold growth in your home is a significant problem. If left unattended, mold can pose a serious health threat to you and your family. Because you and your family spend so much time within your home, the quality of your indoor air is of the utmost importance. Whenever mold develops in your home, you should hire a professional to remove it.

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Restoring Your Virginia Home After Water Damage

Broken or burst pipes, flooding during a storm, or any number of household accidents can cause water damage in your home. If you have a significant amount of water moving into your home for any reason, you’ll want to try to stop the water flow, move any furniture that could be affected, and call a

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Benefits of Regular Hockley Duct Vent Cleaning

Making your indoor air safe and clean as much as possible through filtration and regular Hockley duct vent cleaning. Regular air duct maintenance gets rid of common pollutants like dust and other contaminants in your home cooling and heating systems. In order to maintain the quality and cleanliness of your indoor home environment you must

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Mold Remediation in Lively

People who live in damp and moist environments or Lively properties that have experienced flood or water damages are often faced with the problem of mold overgrowth. Mold can grow anywhere in your Lively home – on bathroom walls, sinks, under your carpet or on the pipes. Aside from the simple fact that it can

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Put the Mold on Hold in Sassafras

After going through the aggravation and wallet-crunching task of mold removal, the last thing any Sassafras homeowner wants is for the mold to come back. After your Sassafras mold removal experts have come in and done their job, keep the following tips in mind to keep your home mold free and, subsequently, your mind worry free. Once

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Reasons You Should Call a Virginia Water Damage Specialist

If you have a large mold problem, calling a specialist is in your best interest. Leaving a mold problem untreated can result in structural damage to your home and possible thousands in repairs.

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Positive Effects of Air Duct Cleaning in Virginia

As air indoor pollution becomes more of a hazard, the state of our indoor air quality is becoming more of a health concern. According to the American Lung Association, “Indoor Air Pollution is wide spread. You are more likely to get sick from pollution in your home and office than from pollution in the air outside.

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Preventing Fire Damage in the Living Room

Many of the common causes for fire damage in the living room can be easily prevented, given proper attention. The following safety rules will help assuring a safe environment in your living room, minimizing fire hazards to a minimum.

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The Causes of Fire Damage

While some causes of fire are general and can occur anywhere, other causes are more specific for certain rooms. General Causes of Fire. Electrical - Don't underestimate the fire risk from electricity just because there is no flame involved. The over warming of hot plugs and sockets and blown fuses may start a fire.

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Choosing the Right Carpet Cleaning Professional

If you find that no matter how hard you try, you just can't get your carpet to look as as good as it once did, it may be time to hire a professional. There are many things to take into consideration when hiring a carpet cleaning professional.

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What To Do When You Have Water Damage

It can happen at any time and to anybody. No matter how well you maintain your home it is possible for the unexpected to happen. That is why you need to be prepared to deal with it at a moments notice.

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Rotobrush® Duct Cleaning in Virginia

HVAC service relates directly to IAQ as it impacts the temperature of the indoor environment. And carpet, upholstery and drapery cleaning, as well as restoration services are also Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) services.

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U-Haul Services and Trucks Available

At Bay Restoration & Air Duct Services, there is a U-Haul Dealership for your convenience. Services offered: Trucks, Trailers, Auto Transports, Tow Dolly's Blankets, Appliance Dolly's, Furniture Dolly's

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Carpet Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Carpets Beautiful

Your carpets represent a very significant investment, and keeping them clean and new looking is an important part of enhancing the overall look and appeal of your home. Taking proper care of them is absolutely essential to insuring they will have a long and useful life.

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Carpet Cleaning Myths Debunked

There are many different myths about carpet cleaning circulating. Some are a little wrong and some are completely wrong. Read this article and learn about some of the carpet cleaning myths that are out there and why they are not true.

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When Do You Need Air Duct Cleaning?

Air duct cleaning is an important part of home maintenance. A dirty air duct can lower the quality of the air in your house by promoting the circulation of allergens and bacteria in the air. There is no scientific evidence that actually proves that cleaning the air ducts will improve your health

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The Importance of Regular Air Duct Cleaning

Indoor air pollution is a serious health hazard; in fact, it has been shown to be at least partly responsible for the occurrence of a number of health conditions. Many people have reported their allergies are often made worse by the unclean air circulating in their homes.

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Mold Allergies - Learn About The Symptoms

Mold allergies are one of the main health problems that affect people of all ages. There are thousands of molds, although some of them do not cause any allergies at all. In fact there are only about 12 different kinds of molds that can cause a serious allergy. It is possible that mold might be the major reason

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Mold Testing – How To Test Your Home Or Business For Mold

If you are experiencing low air quality or have noticed water stains or recurring leaks in your home or office building, it is important that you have samples tested for mold. While most mold types are not harmful

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Mold Home Test Kits Expose the Dangers of Indoor Air

Mold home test kits are exposing the toxins in our homes. A simple air test or surface sample taken from inside your home can provide you with answers to what has been triggering the respiratory or health conditions plaguing you or your family members.

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The Serious Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your House

Two years of severe hurricane hits along the Gulf Coast and heavy rains and flooding this spring in the Northeast are providing a nationwide breeding ground for indoor mold and mildew growth (some deadly) now that summer heat is here.

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Do You Have Basement Mold?

Beware… if you are easily frightened, you would be better off not reading this article. Just a short time ago, I discovered something hiding in my home… just waiting for the opportunity to take over.

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Black Mold Clean Up: Tips to Help With Black Mold Removal

Once you have identified the presence of black mold in your home, it may take some effort to clear away the problem. Here are a few suggestions that may help you with the black mold clean up.

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Mold Allergy

Mold is a live organism that is found both indoors and outdoors. Certain varieties of mold, such as black mold, can act as a poison to human systems. It decomposes dead material and grows by digesting plant or animal material. It spreads by air-born spores. The majority of molds

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Toxic Black Molds - What Do They Eat and What Does It Look Like?

Molds are nothing but living organism of fungi group. They obtain nutrition from dead organic substances. Molds grow on organic matters and then decompose the matter to form simpler organic materials and obtain energy for living as well.

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Should I Have My Air Ducts Clean?

The question is asked often - when should I get my dryer vent and air ducts cleaned? Many debate on this question, some experts saying every three to five years, while others say as often as certain conditions are present, such as having home remodeling projects completed.

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Air Duct Cleaning Could Be The Healthiest Home Improvement You Will Ever Make

Your air duct system functions as the respiratory system of your home. When it becomes contaminated and congested, it should be cleaned so it can "breathe" normally and efficiently.

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The Positive Impact Of Air Duct Cleaning On Indoor Air Quality?

If you can’t remember the last time that you had your home or office air ducts cleaned, it’s probably time to have them inspected and cleaned. On average, air ducts should be inspected and cleaned every two years to get rid of the contaminants

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Know What to Look For in a Good Air Duct Cleaning Service

Most people aren't very aware of how dirty the ducts of their heating and air conditioning systems can actually get, let alone what to look for in a company that will come in and perform the cleaning service for them.

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What Happens When The Smoke Clears?

To refurbish a smoke or fire damaged home and return it to its original condition, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recommends that you contact a professional who is certified in fire and smoke damage restoration. Homeowners may be tempted

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When Do I Need Air Duct Cleaning?

The kitchen is one of the most dangerous rooms in your house as it contains many hazards and a high potential for unintentional fires. Frying Pans and Deep Using a thermostat controlled fryer is a great way to prevent deep fry pans fires. Avoid fat and grease build up on the stove or pans because fat and grease can easily catch fire.

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Fire Damage Restoration As A Career

If you are looking into a career with fire damage restoration then you should know that the career is something to get into. The fire damage restoration is something that takes a while to get into when you want to be a top of the line business.

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Professional Fire Restoration In Virginia: Recovering From Fire Loss

A Virginia house fire can be one of the most stressful times in your life. Once the fire is out and the emergency response teams have left the scene, you're left with a huge charred and soggy mess. But did you know that a house fire doesn't have to mean a total loss?

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Do I Need A Professional For Water Damage?

If you have become the victim of a flood you might ask yourself, do I need to call in a professional? After all, it does not look that bad. If you are considering doing some water damage repair yourself you need to read this article. It might help you make up your mind.

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The Dos And Donts Of Water Damage Restoration

In case you live in a place that is situated in a low area or is close to the ocean, chances are when a powerful stormcomes you will surely be one of the unlucky people who will be affected by water damage to your home. Most likely, your belongings will be completely ruined from all that water.

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Invisible Causes Of Water Damage

Plumbing equipment usually develops leaks due failures in joints or hose attachment. Internal wall leaks are even harder to discover and can cause major damage. Pipes: The common problems in pipes are blocked toilets and drains (especially kitchen drains), failure of garbage disposals, and roots in sewer lines .

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Water Damage Concerns In The Kitchen

The heart of the house is the kitchen for most people, but they may not realize just how important taking care of this room is. Its structural integrity is often overlooked and everything in it is bound to take a lot of abuse, since it is one of the only rooms in your home that everyone goes into at least once or twice a day.

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Water Removal After a Home Flood

Having a home flood is never a fun experience, especially if the flood damage is extensive. A flood in the basemen or first level of your home can be devastating to your life - it can cause cracks in the foundation of your home, cause mold to form, and ruin all of your possessions.

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How Water Damage Restoration Services Can Be Helpful to You

Flood, water logging and related things seem to be the problem faced by every country. With the heavy downpour in the area, everyone fears and says "Oh! My god what will happen to my furniture and other things at home..." For some taking out the water from their home is really a concern.

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How To Find The Right Carpet Cleaning Company

Finding a good carpet cleaner is not as easy as it might sound. There is more to it than simply opening the phone book and choosing one. If you do it that way you are bound to fail. Read this article and learn some tips to help you screen your carpet cleaners and find the right one for you.

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Carpet Cleaning - Do It Yourself Or Not?

When your carpets or rugs need cleaning, you can either do it yourself or get a professional carpet cleaning company to do it for you. There are many carpet cleaning services to choose from nowadays. But you may be thinking which is the best service to go for, or should you do it yourself?

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What Is Carpet Cleaning

As we all know carpets accumulate a lot of dust and dirt over a period of time. A dirty carpet may accumulate microscopic organisms like dust mites, fungus, bacteria etc which is unhygienic and bad for the user. Further a dirty carpet not only spoils the aesthetics but may also emit bad odor spoiling the “feel” of the room.

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Dry Powder Carpet Cleaning

Are you considering having your carpets cleaned? Probably so if you are reading this article. So which method are you going to choose? You have several methods to choose from and this makes it a difficult decision if you know nothing about them.

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How to Choose a Carpet Cleaner That Won't Clean You Out

There are lots of good reasons to love a clean plush carpet, from the way it feels between your toes to the aesthetic appeal it brings to your home. But these benefits come at a cost - carpets are virtual magnets for nuisances like dust, dander, stains and mold.

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8 Reasons You Should Call a Water Damage Specialist

If you have a large mold problem, calling a specialist is in your best interest. Leaving a mold problem untreated can result in structural damage to your home and possible thousands in repairs.

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What to Do About Water Damage in Your Attic

If you live somewhere that snows in the winter, ice dams will be your biggest concern. The best way to prevent ice dams from forming is to keep the attic at least five degrees warmer than outside. If there is snow on the roof, do not attempt to remove it; you could damage your roof.

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Does Your Insurance Cover Water Damage?

During a cold snap, the pipes in your building freeze and burst. While doing a load of laundry, your washing machine overflows. A heavy rainstorm causes water to leak through the roof of your building--and you live on the top floor.

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Minor Water Damage Restoration

If you are a Virginia home owner you might at some time have to deal with water damage. The unexpected is always around the corner and waiting to bite you. In most cases you will want to hire a professional in to handle the work as they have the skills to handle any situation and this is the only way to prevent problems in the future.

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